There is little danger that a North Korean missile will hit the Philippines if the rogue state makes good on its threat to fire a salvo toward Guam, according to Armed Forces of the Philippines spokesperson Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla.
Daily Archive: August 11, 2017
Sometimes all it takes is a photo.
Robert Pattinson hadn’t known much about the colorful New York street-auteurs Josh and Benny Safdie when he saw a promotional image ahead of the release of their 2014 drama “Heaven Knows What.” But the image, focusing on desperate heroin addicts, spoke to the…
Students and government workers were sent home while mall goers calmly waited for the shaking to stop as a 6.3-magnitude quake struck parts of Metro Manila and Laguna, Batangas and Cavite provinces, putting to a test earthquake response drills conducted by the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA).
Puerto Princesa City’s vice mayor, Luis Marcaida III, took another oath of office as mayor here on Thursday even after the Court of Appeals (CA) ruled to acquit Puerto Princesa City Mayor Lucilo Bayron of charges of grave misconduct and serious dishonesty and reversed his suspension as mayor previously ordered by the Ombudsman.
A regional trial court (RTC) here had stopped the cutting of century-old trees on major city roads, issuing a Temporary Environmental Protection Order (Tepo) in favor of a petition against tree-cutting for a road-widening project of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).
Students of the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB), who had paid their tuition and other school fees this semester, would get a refund, an official of the state university campus said.
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Sen. Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan II surrendered on Friday to the Biñan, Laguna, police and posted bail at a local court a day after the Sandiganbayan issued a warrant for his arrest for graft in connection with his alleged misuse of pork barrel funds.
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Insinuations that the results of the May 2016 automated balloting may have been compromised in the wake of corruption allegations against Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chair Andres Bautista were “speculative,” Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II said on Friday.